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Things to do in Texarkana April 10 – April 18, 2023

1. Centennial Time Capsule/Sesquicentennial Festival
April 14 – 15
Make plans to attend this exciting historical event! Learn more.

2. Masterworks IV – Spectacular Stories at the Perot Theatre
Saturday, April 15
Brian has considerable experience as a performer in multiple settings of professional performance including concerto, recital, chamber, solo, studio, and orchestral contexts. He has been recognized in the Monroe Symphony League Marjorie Stricklin Emerging Artists, Stetson University and Louisiana State University Concerto, Sankyo Flutes Orchestral Excerpts, Music Teachers National Association, and the Louisiana Flute Society competitions. In 2018, he received First Prize in the inaugural International Low Flutes Festival Alto Flute Competition in Reston, VA. He has performed at The National Flute Association Annual Convention in Chicago, San Diego, and Orlando, and Salt Lake City. Additionally, he is a featured collaborator at the annual New Music on The Bayou Summer Festival in Rutson, LA. Learn more!

3. Green Energy at TAMU-T
Monday, April 10

Please join us at noon on Monday, April 10th, in Eagle Hall (University Center Bldg) on the Texas A&M  – Texarkana campus. Helen Brauner, Vice President, Business Development of Lightsource BP will be on campus to discuss topics regarding Green Energy and the Solar Industry and Solar Farms that are growing in the East Texas area. Learn more!

4. “BYOB” GTYP Networking Mixer
Thursday, April 13

Join GTYP for BYOB (bring your own boss) networking mixer brought to you by JCM Industries. Introduce your boss to your fellow young professionals and show them what the GTYP organization is all about! Learn more!

5. Downtown Live at The Gallery
Saturday, April 15

Join us at The Gallery at 1894 to view art and talk with the talented artists here at The Gallery. Learn more!



6. Get Into Gardening
Monday, April 10

‘Get Into Gardening’ with the Bowie County Master Gardeners and TAMU – Texarkana in 2023. Monthly seminars focusing on gardening and garden-related topics. These seminars are FREE. Learn more!

7. Paint and Sip at 67 Landing
Wednesday, April 12

Join us for our notorious bimonthly paint and sip at 67 Landing! This beginner friendly class includes all supplies, instruction, and your first beverage. We always have a great time so bring a friend or a date and come see what all the hype is about! Learn more.

8. PFC Amateur Series 1
Saturday, April 15

Come out and watch action packed MMA fighting in Texarkana! Peak Fighting is the fastest growing MMA promotion in the country! This event is fun for all ages. Get tickets today!

9. Self Defense Class at Washington Community Development Center
Saturday, April 15

Get ready to feel empowered and protected with our Saturday morning self-defense class taught by LaKing Harris, a Marine veteran and instructor trainer for the Marine Martial Arts Program in the United States Marine Corps. With over 7 years of combat experience, LaKing will teach you the same strategies and tactics used by our military forces to defend yourself and your loved ones in any situation. Take control of your safety and join our Saturday morning self-defense class, where you will learn the skills and techniques used by our armed forces to protect yourself and your loved ones and empower yourself with the knowledge and skills to protect yourself and your loved ones in any situation. Learn more!

See Also

10. Apply for Leadership Texarkana Class of 2024
Applications Open April 11
Apply to be part of the Leadership Texarkana Class of 2024. Applications open online on April 11 at – Limited spaces; deadline June 20, 2024. 

Strategic Doing Practitioners Training
April 26 – 28
LIMITED SPACE – Deadline for reserving one of the few remaining:  Thursday, April 13, 2023. 

Live Music
All Week
Head over to the goTXK calendar to take a look at all of the live music happening this week! 

Celebrate Sesquicentennial All Year Long
Quarterly calendars and details for individual events will be announced on each of the platforms listed. Currently, the list of events planned by the committee include these events!

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